Three Choirs - The Mystic Trumpeter

Date: 3rd August 2019

Time: 19:45 - 21:45

Ilona Domnich soprano Catherine Wyn-Rogers alto Andrew Staples tenor David Stout bass Three Choirs Festival Chorus Philharmonia Orchestra Adrian Partington conductor David Matthews Stars 5’ Holst The Mystic Trumpeter 19’ Beethoven Symphony No 9 65’ We look heavenward for our final performance, reviving David Matthews shimmering short cantata Stars for its first performance in almost half a century. Holst’s distinctive musical style begins to emerge in this luxuriant early work, with a list of influences that ranges from Wagner to Walt Whitman, and even encompasses Hindu philosophies. It ends with a serenely celestial expression of “Joy! Joy! All over joy!”, echoing Beethoven’s epic Choral Symphony, the powerful and uplifting climax of which is known the world over. Tickets £55, £50, £32, £25, £15 from www.3choirs.org
Category: Concerts

See Also: The Mystic Trumpeter

 

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